Dr. Krystal Cascetta, 40, was a Hematology-Oncology specialist with Mount Sinai in New York City.
The horrific incident took place in the baby’s bedroom at about 7am on Saturday in the town of Somers, which is in Westchester County, according to ABC7. Police confirm the scene was ‘consistent with a murder/suicide.’
The age and gender of the baby have not yet been released by police but a due date shared online suggests that Cascetta was due in March of this year.
DailyMail.com contacted her husband Tim Talty, 37, o
police said: ‘The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Somers are investigating a murder/suicide in the town of Somers.
‘A preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 7:00 a.m., Krystal Cascetta entered her child’s room and shot her baby and then turned the gun on herself.
‘The scene is consistent with a murder/suicide.’
Dr Cascetta had lived in the Granite Springs area of Somers in New York State at the $1 million home with Talty.
On his Instagram page, he had shared images of the two in Austin, Texas, when he said Cascetta had came to visit him when they first started dating.
The two had married in 2019 during a celebration in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, after what Talty described on social media as ‘so special’.
At the time, he said: ‘My Wife! It took us a year to plan and a lifetime to gather all of the wonderful people to make our wedding so special!’
n Saturday. An upset-sounding Talty said: ‘Can you give us some time?’ The couple married in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, in 2019 in a gorgeous ceremony, with Cascetta wearing a stunning white fishtail gown for her big day. It is unclear if the couple have any other children.
Talty runs his own energy bar company, called the Talty Bar, and shared online how his wife had used her medical and scientific knowledge to help advise on how to create the best product.
Cascetta was a board certified Hematologist and Medical Oncologist in New York City, specializing in breast cancer.
She had received her medical degree from Albany Medical College, where she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for demonstrating excellence in humanistic clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service.
In a bio about Cascetta, she was described as an avid runner and fitness enthusiast.
The bio also says that being a doctor ‘was in her DNA’ and was routinely found as a child wrapping her dolls in gauze.
When she was in 8th grade her mother’s best friend passed away from breast cancer and this event is said to have spurred her on to pursue a career in medicine.